The Men of the Realmlands: Finally a Series

If you look at The Baron's Ring up on Amazon, it may shock you to discover that it was published in 2010. Yes, ten years ago I produced this Historical Romantic Suspense story of a handsome prince, Tristan, literally swept away from his father's funeral to a land where a damsel in distress, enslaved by …

Why I am, For Now, Staying on Facebook — post by Michael J. Findley

Friends, other people; it really is that simple. If I could, I would leave. But the people I like and often love are not on these other sites. These are people I trust. Friends who supply better news links than the MSN, better sports analysis than ESPN, funny animal videos, wacky UFO/paranormal humor, touching military …

New Release: Fall On Your Knees — A Christmas Romantic Suspense Novella

Reference librarian Karin Arthur's quiet life changes forever when she accepts an invitation -- A Christmas Eve blind date with a man she knows only from online research projects. Murali Nanda seems handsome, intelligent, accomplished, and passionate about Christian causes she also loves. Turmoil descends when Karin and Murali plunge into a plot to torture …

Spending the Night at the Principal’s

My Work in Progress -- What Will you Die For? -- Mary C. Findley   “Hey, not to insult you, but we could run down to the mall and get you some clothes – my treat. You’d have some clean stuff to wear, anyway, sans bubbles. Jo-Jo really soaked you. Sorry.” “No, I always have …

Friend, Foe, or What? — Post by Michael J. Findley

We all have friends. A few people are close friends, some more are friendly without being close and most people are on friendly terms without even knowing them very well. We all have enemies. If we are faithful to the Word of God, then some people will have vile, hate-filled enemies who openly display their …

Review of John Carter of Mars Movie

  Review of John Carter of Mars If you haven't watched this movie but plan to, keep in mind that Edgar Rice Burroughs is one of the "founding fathers" of modern fantasy and Sci Fi writing. His style is not as memorable as Tolkien or Verne or Wells, and it's been a long, long time …

Cancer Lite is still Cancer Guest Post by Lora-Beth Barnett

Lora-Beth Barnett has been my (Mary's) friend longer than I have known my husband. We are honored that she chose to share her story with us and our blog readers. A few months ago I went to the doctor to get some prescriptions renewed.  I happened to mention that even though I was well past …

“I’m Going Home.”

A review of Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers Perhaps I was the only remaining Christian female on the planet who had not read this book. The parallels to both the biblical book of Hosea and a human’s relationship to God are beautiful and valuable. It is almost a perfect allegory of the rocky relationship we …

The Prayer Networks

"Pray one for another, that ye may be healed. The effectual fervent prayer of a righteous man availeth much." (James 5:16) When we first joined Facebook, it was simply to keep in touch with our children in their far-flung adventures (and ours). Eventually we began to make friends there, usually people we knew in "real" …

Kids Need Friends and Heroes

This is the cover image for the book, created by Levi Whitworth. This book is copyrighted by Emmy Swain. It should not be copied or downloaded for any reason. "Meet Franklin Bean" is a children's fantasy chapter book by Emmy Swain, illustrated by Levi Whitworth. I reviewed this book for the author and she provided …